The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 149 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 6 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 5
Average salary - £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 5 - - 1
Glasgow +4 1 - - 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) FTP
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Publishing
4 4 (25.00%) GCIA
4 4 (25.00%) GSEC
4 4 (25.00%) GCIH
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) SSH
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) FTP
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) SSH
2 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) GoLive
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Reference Data
3 3 (18.75%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) COBOL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) GWAPT
2 4 (25.00%) GPEN
2 4 (25.00%) OSCP
2 4 (25.00%) OSCE
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) GCIA
2 4 (25.00%) GSEC
2 4 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Compuware
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago